England opening batsmen scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka

England opener KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing  test at Galle to provide the twelfth occasion of  an England opening batsman scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 GA Gooch 174 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 22 Aug 1991
2 RA Smith 128 1 v Sri Lanka Col-SSC 13 Mar 1993
3 ME Trescothick 122 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001
4 MP Vaughan 115 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 16 May 2002
5 ME Trescothick 161 2 v Sri Lanka Birmingham 30 May 2002
6 MP Vaughan 105 4 v Sri Lanka Kandy 10 Dec 2003
7 ME Trescothick 106 1 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 11 May 2006
8 AN Cook 118 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 18 Dec 2007
9 AN Cook 133 2 v Sri Lanka Cardiff 26 May 2011
10 AN Cook 106 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
11 SD Robson 127 2 v Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014
12 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018

England opener KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing  test at Galle to provide the fifth occasion of an England opening batsman scoring a century in the third innings of test innings against Sri Lanka. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 GA Gooch 174 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 22 Aug 1991
2 MP Vaughan 115 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 16 May 2002
3 AN Cook 118 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 18 Dec 2007
4 AN Cook 106 3 v Sri Lanka Lord’s 03 Jun 2011
5 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018

England opener KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing  test at Galle to provide the twelfth occasion of  an England opening batsman scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
3 ME Trescothick 122 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001
8 AN Cook 118 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 18 Dec 2007
12 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018

England opener KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing  test at Galle to provide the third occasion of  an England opening batsman scoring a century in a test innings against Sri Lanka at Galle.  All the three occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
3 ME Trescothick 122 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001
8 AN Cook 118 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 18 Dec 2007
12 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018

England opener KK Jennings scored 146 not out against Sri Lanka in the ongoing test at Galle. This score represents the highest individual score by an England opening batsman against Sri Lanka at Galle. The  previous best was 122 by ME Trescothick in Feb 2001

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 KK Jennings 146* 3 v Sri Lanka Galle 06 Nov 2018
2 ME Trescothick 122 2 v Sri Lanka Galle 22 Feb 2001
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